Young Cubans Set Up Mini-Internet

An anonymous reader writes: Internet connections remain illegal for Cuban households, but many of the country's citizens still want to tap into the power of networked information exchange.

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Twitter broadens its ad network with 12-country European expansion

Despite two-thirds of its user base being located outside of the US, only 33 per cent of the site's revenue comes from international markets. The company wants to change this. Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/27/twitter-broadens-its-ad-network-with-12-country-european-expansion/

Social Network Website Use Dips In U.K. And U.S. — Study

The use of social networking websites such as Facebook has dipped in the U.S and U.K.,according to research conducted by U.K. telecoms regulator, Ofcom. Visits to ‘traditional’ social networks also fell in Japan and China between September 2013 and October 2014, it found. Read More

Facebook’s Internet.org Works With Carriers To Speed Up Networks, Starting In Indonesia

Facebook has long been promoting the the idea of free, zero-rated mobile services in emerging countries to drive more Facebook (and wider mobile data) usage. Now, working under its Internet.org initiative, it has crafted another way to promote growth:

New Zealand Spy Agency To Vet Network Builds, Provider Staff

Bismillah (993337) writes "The new Telecommunications (Interception Capability and Security) Act of 2013 is in effect in New Zealand and brings in several drastic changes for ISPs, telcos and service providers. One of the country's spy agencies, the GCSB,

North Korea's Internet and Mobile Phone Network 'Paralyzed' 

Chinese news agency Xinhua is reporting that North Korea's internet is down. Again. But this time the country's 3G mobile phone network has been taken down as well. The report was confirmed via landline from North Korea to China.Read more...

Spectra Wireless and Microsoft 4Aftrika are using white space networks to get internet access to uni

In Ghana, Spectra Wireless and Microsoft 4Aftrika are using white space networks to get internet access to universities across the country. As a result, students will be able to have access to more reliable internet at a more affordable cost.

Vodafone spills the beans on state surveillance of phone networks using secret wires

Vodafone’s Law Enforcement Disclosure Report has shed light on the extent of secret wires being used directly on its networks in some countries.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/06/06/vodafone-spills-the-beans-on-state-surveillance-of-phone-networks-using-secret-wires/

How The Tech Sector Can Help Stop Ebola

In our highly interconnected world, stopping Ebola is on everyone’s mind. The tech community has a significant role to play in the response because it offers solutions that can scale at the same rate as Ebola’s exponential growth. Many are already wondering how they can contribute.

Bitcoin Might Be The Next Big Thing In The Remittance Market

Since its inception in 2009, bitcoin has been disrupting the money exchange market and the currency industry. As the remittance market is moving from brick and mortar retail network to digital, bitcoin might be the next technology to keep reducing and easing money transactions. Read More

Young Cubans Set Up Mini-Internet

An anonymous reader writes: Internet connections remain illegal for Cuban households, but many of the country's citizens still want to tap into the power of networked information exchange.

Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection

An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.

What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?

An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft spent billions purchasing Mojang, the studio behind the game Minecraft, and while it's unlikely to start work on a sequel anytime soon, rather than continue development of the game, it's worth considering what a Minecraft 2 will look like. After all,

Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions

An anonymous reader writes 14 years after the Anna Kournikova virus took advantage of users' ignorance about file-name extensions in order to wreak worldwide havoc,

Khronos Group Announces Vulkan To Compete Against DirectX 12

Phopojijo writes The Khronos Group has announced the Vulkan API for compute and graphics. Its goal is to compete against DirectX 12. It has some interesting features,

Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement

Sparrowvsrevolution writes A new Wired magazine story goes inside the North Korean rebel movement seeking to overthrow Kim Jong-un by smuggling USB drives into the country packed with foreign television and movies. As the story describes, one group has stashed USB drives in Chinese cargo trucks.

NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug

jones_supa writes NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in the Ubuntu Unity desktop by patching Compiz. When opening the window of a new application, it would go black or become transparent on NVIDIA hardware. There have been bug reports dating back to Ubuntu 12.10 times.

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email At State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules

HughPickens.com writes: The NY Times reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, according to State Department officials.

EFF Unveils Plan For Ending Mass Surveillance

An anonymous reader writes: The Electronic Frontier Foundation has published a detailed, global strategy for ridding ourselves of mass surveillance. They stress that this must be an international effort — while citizens of many countries can vote against politicians who support surveillance,

Davos 2015: Less Innovation, More Regulation, More Unrest. Run Away!

Freshly Exhumed writes: Growing income inequality was one of the top four issues at the 2015 World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, ranking alongside European adoption of quantitative easing and geopolitical concerns. Felix Salmon, senior editor at Fusion,

Why Coding Is Not the New Literacy

An anonymous reader writes: There has been a furious effort over the past few years to bring the teaching of programming into the core academic curricula. Enthusiasts have been quick to take up the motto:

仿生技术:让智能机器人像袋鼠一样跳跃

自然界的鱼虫飞鸟等生灵,对于机器人开发者来说,都是最好的老师。据The Verge报道,德国一家名为Festo […]

通用正开发车载语音控制系统 比Siri更高级

据《华尔街日报》报道,通用汽车正在与英国软件制造商VocallQ合作,来开发车载语音控制系统,该系统能够依靠语音指令来控制车内导航、娱乐系统和雨刷等汽车部件。

新兴市场消费者为何特别青睐大屏智能手机

市场盛传苹果将在下个月发布一款大屏版iPhone。虽然苹果仍将把它的战略重心放在高端智能手机市场,但其战略似乎也受到了大屏设备在亚洲市场热度高涨的影响。

儿童安全座椅市场有商机更需责任

北京2014年9月9日电 /美通社/ -- 2014年10月14-16日,中国玩具和婴童用品协会与德国科隆将在上海新国际博览中心推出国际性专业贸易平台中国婴童展,并专门开辟了儿童安全座椅馆,品牌数量和规模跃居国内同类展会之首。

Microsoft Considering Spinning Out Nokia MixRadio

Nokia MixRadio, the Pandora-esque music streaming service that Microsoft acquired as part of its takeover of Nokia’s Devices and Services business, could be in the early stages of being spun-out as a separate entity. Read More

[视频]Telltale放出首部《冰与火之歌》同名游戏预告片

由Telltale Games打造的《冰与火之歌》(GoT)游戏已近在眼前,作为《行尸走肉》(Walking Dead)的开发商,该公司刚刚发布了其首个预告片。

互联网彩票行业遇政策监管危机

几天前体育总局发布的那份关于《加强彩票管理工作的通知》给国内在线彩票行业敲响了警钟,现在我们能看到它的威力了。

iPad Pro 的战略价值:苹果将发力于生产力

北京时间 9 月 10 日凌晨 1 点,苹果公司在美国旧金山比尔·格雷厄姆市政大礼堂如期召开了新品发布会,除了新款旗舰手机 iPhone 6s/6s Plus 之外,苹果还推出了 iPad 全新类别的产品——12.

神器推荐!快速将图片转换成水彩/油画风格的Topaz Impression

@喪心病狂十六夜貓 :Photoshop有很多种方法可以将照片处理成手绘风格,但这需要大量的时间和精力,有没有什么又快又好的出效果的方法呢?这一次介绍...

又是涉嫌侵权?苹果的信息应用也被起诉

如果有很长时间没有看到苹果被起诉的消息,相信你也会不习惯。一家名为 Uniloc Corporation 日前将苹果告上了法庭,其理由是苹果旗下的信息(Message)应用程序侵犯了他们所持有的四项技术专利。Uniloc 表示,他们所持有的四项专利都与“即时 VoIP 通信系统及解决方案”有关,而苹果在信息应用程序里使用的技术与这四项专利有重合之处。

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